Best War Movies of 1928


The Last Command

8.0/10 IMDB

A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.

Starring: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell, Jack Raymond, Nicholas Soussanin, Michael Visaroff, Fritz Feld, Harry Cording, Shep Houghton, Alexander Ikonnikov ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1928-01-21
Best War Movies of 1928 : Four Sons

Four Sons

7.2/10 IMDB

A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow's sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany's eventual opponent.

Starring: Margaret Mann, James Hall, Charles Morton, Francis X. Bushman Jr., George Meeker, June Collyer, Earle Foxe, Albert Gran, Frank Reicher, Archduke Leopold of Austria ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1928-02-13
Best War Movies of 1928 : Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

6.7/10 IMDB

The Biblical story of Noah and the Great Flood, with a parallel story of soldiers in the First World War.

Starring: Dolores Costello, George O’Brien, Noah Beery, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Paul McAllister, Louise Fazenda, Malcolm Waite, Myrna Loy, Anders Randolf, Armand Kaliz ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz, Darryl F. Zanuck
Release date: 1928-11-01
Best War Movies of 1928 : Lilac Time

Lilac Time

6.6/10 IMDB

In France during World War I, a charming farm girl keeps a squadron of English pilots in good spirits as best as she can. She falls for a handsome newcomer who is already engaged.

Starring: Colleen Moore, Gary Cooper, Eugenie Besserer, Burr McIntosh, Kathryn McGuire, Cleve Moore, Arthur Lake, Richard Jarvis, Jack Stoney, Dan Dowling ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1928-10-18
Best War Movies of 1928 : Carry on, Sergeant!

Carry on, Sergeant!

6.0/10 IMDB

A group of workers decide to join the army in the Great War. The indulge themselves in the side benefits to being soldiers, and one of them marries a French waitress.

Starring: Jimmy Savo, Hugh Buckler, Nancy Ann Hargreaves, Niles Welch, Louise Cardi, Brenda Bond, Lewis Dayton, Charles Esdale, Laura O'Hara, Monroe Owsley ..
Directed by: Bruce Bairnsfather
Release date: 1928-11-10
Best War Movies of 1928 : Buck Privates

Buck Privates

7.7/10 IMDB

Pvt. Smith, an American soldier stationed in a German town during the occupation of Germany after World War I, falls in love with the daughter of the town's leading citizen. The problem is that his sworn enemy, Sgt. Butts, also has designs on the girl. Butts comes up with a plan to get rid of his competition and get the girl for himself, but things don't go quite the way he planned.

Starring: Lya De Putti, Malcolm McGregor, Zasu Pitts, James A. Marcus, Eddie Gribbon, Taylor N. Duncan, Bud Jamison, Les Bates ..
Directed by: Melville W. Brown
Release date: 1928-01-29
Best War Movies of 1928 : The Shopworn Angel

The Shopworn Angel

7.0/10 IMDB

Shortly after the United States enters World War I in 1917, a Broadway actress agrees to let a naive soldier court her in order to impress his friends, but a real romance soon begins.

Starring: Nancy Carroll, Gary Cooper, Paul Lukas, Roscoe Karns, Emmett King, Mildred Washington ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1928-12-29


6.8/10 IMDB

A nurse helps 210 men escape to England before the Germans catch and execute her.

Starring: Sybil Thorndike, Ada Bodart, Gordon Craig, Marie Ault, Mickey Brantford, Mary Brough ..
Directed by: Herbert Wilcox
Release date: 1928-01-01
Best War Movies of 1928 : The Legion of the Condemned

The Legion of the Condemned

6.4/10 IMDB

Finding his sweetheart, Christine, in the arms of a German officer, Price joins the French Air Legion. Christine is later revealed to be the spy whom Price has been ordered to drop behind enemy lines. They are reconciled, are captured by the Germans, and are rescued by his unit.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Fay Wray, Barry Norton, Lane Chandler, Francis McDonald, George Voya, Freeman Wood, E.H. Calvert, Albert Conti, Charlotte Bird ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1928-03-10
Best War Movies of 1928 : Balaclava


5.2/10 IMDB

A British army officer is cashiered, and re-enlists as Private to take part in the Crimean War. He succeeds in capturing a top Russian spy which results in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade to take the Balaclava Heights.

Starring: Cyril McLaglen, Benita Hume, Alf Goddard, Miles Mander, J. Fisher White, Betty Bolton, Robert Holmes, Harold Huth, Boris Ranevsky, Wallace Bosco ..
Directed by: Milton Rosmer, Maurice Elvey
Release date: 1928-06-06


0.0/10 IMDB

Hessian officers' flirtations with an artist's daughter accidentally give signals to the attacking English.

Starring: Elissa Landi, Michael Hogan, Hubert Carter, Carl Harbord, Jerrold Robertshaw, Cecil Barry, Evelyn Roberts, Cecil Barry, Gerald Pring, Charles Emerald ..
Directed by: Walter Summers
Release date: 1928-06-26
Best War Movies of 1928 : Night Watch

Night Watch

0.0/10 IMDB

Night Watch is a 1928 American drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Billie Dove, Paul Lukas, and Donald Reed. It was an adaptation of the dramatic 1921 play In the Night Watch, written by Michael Morton. The film is set almost entirely on a French warship at the beginning of the First World War.

Starring: Billie Dove, Paul Lukas, Donald Reed, Nicholas Soussanin, Nicholas Bela, George Periolat, William H. Tooker ..
Directed by: Alexander Korda
Release date: 1928-09-09

Code of the Air

0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Kenneth Harlan, June Marlowe, Arthur Rankin, William V. Mong, Paul Weigel, James Bradbury Jr., Silver Streak, Edna Mae Cooper ..
Directed by: James P. Hogan
Release date: 1928-09-30

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